Activations and Experiences

Major tech companies, media owners and brands choose to work with us on creating large scale activations and experiences, from beach takeovers to interactive virtual reality displays. Our team provides end to end management of the entire process ensuring your experience with the festival is seamless. Our local onsite team in Cannes can also help source anything weird and wonderful ranging from unique venues, aerial advertising, entertainment, transport, catering and beauty services.


With the eyes of the industry gathered for the Cannes Lions festival, branding solutions provide many of our partners with the opportunity to showcase their brand to the full creative communications world. From billboards to lanyards, giftings and digital screens, branding is a festival mainstay with a variety of different approaches to suit different budgets and company types.

Content Alignment

Some elements of the official Cannes Lions content programme carry the opportunity for partners. Sessions like Wake up with The Economist have become key features of the festival agenda, providing high level editorial excellence coupled with incredible brand awareness for our partners.


Beyond the live interaction of meeting delegates and engaging in the festival programme, we also provide some digital partnership opportunities which really enhance the overall delegate experience. This includes the festival app, our WiFi and also scope for bespoke digital activations such as the Digital Doggy Bag.

Meeting and Entertainment Spaces

Beyond the world class content programme and coveted Cannes Lion awards, the festival is also a major hub for doing business. Many of our partners choose to set up festival headquarters as a way of engaging with Cannes Lions delegates, from beachside cabanas and yachts to terraces and suites, these festival spaces provide dedicated spaces for meetings, client entertainment and official fringe content programmes.


A central feature of Cannes Lions, networking at the festival is one of the most versatile ways our partners engage with the festival, from small breakfast meetings to large scale beach parties. Our team is able to offer end to end event organisation including sourcing of venues, catering, guest lists and all AV/production requirements.

Talent and Training

Cannes Lions provides an amazing opportunity to align with the future of the creative communications industry. With a variety of learning experiences including academies and global creative competitions, the talent and training sponsorship opportunities enable our partners to work alongside one of the most varied and exciting elements of the festival.